Menstruation

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Can I Skip My Period Safely?

Doctors break down why getting your period is actually optional.
Elizabeth Brown
5.31.18
LGBTQ

We Asked Couples Who Menstruate About Period Syncing

Do relationships that bleed together stay together?
Laura Bell
2.21.18
The Restless Youth Issue

Breaking the Cycle That Keeps Girls Out of School Monthly

High school senior Maya Penn is working to get sanitary products to women and girls in developing countries.
Mary Pilon
5.1.17
Stuff

We Asked an Economist What Would Happen If All Women Took 'Period Leave'

Would the economy crumble as businesses fell apart under the strain? Er, no - and it might actually make work more productive for everyone.
Amelia Dimoldenberg
3.8.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Quarter of Men Think They Get PMS Too, According to a New Survey

A British poll found that 26 percent of males experience the same monthly symptoms associated with menstruation.
VICE Staff
11.20.15
Stuff

For Asylum Seekers Menstruation Is a Complicated and Often Humiliating Process

Women are often forced to line up for hours to access pads and tampons. Many bleed through their clothes and are forced to make due with tent cloths.
Wendy Syfret
10.13.15
Design

This Menstrual Cup Pairs Up With Your Apple Devices

Real-time information about your period sent straight to your iPhone.
Ingrid Kesa
10.6.15
Culture

How One Man Ran the World's Only Menstruation Museum from His Basement

The story of a 73-year-old bachelor, a massive collection of menstrual memorabilia, and the museum that may one day rise again.
Arielle Pardes
9.28.15
Stuff

A Guide to Periods For Men

A woman's period is so natural, your mum couldn't have made you without it. Did I just make you think of your mum's period? Great. We're getting somewhere.
Lisa Ludwig
8.14.15
Stuff

What Happens if You Get Your Period in Outer Space?

NASA engineers figured out how to fly to the moon, but had virtually no idea what happens inside women's bodies.
Arielle Pardes
6.22.15
Stuff

Toxic Shock: Why This Woman Is Suing a Tampon Company After Losing Her Leg

After toxic shock syndrome nearly killed Lauren Wasser, the former model and athlete has devoted herself to rectifying what she sees as serious problems with the tampon industry.
Tori Telfer
6.17.15
Stuff

An Interview With a Guy Who Really Loves Menstrual Blood

He sees it as the cornerstone of femininity.
Melanie Mendelewitsch, Illustrations by Pierre Thyss
5.28.15
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